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Regulation 74 sets out mandatory notification periods for the inspection of building work in South Australia, which includes a specific requirement to give notice of the completion of roof framing, stating:
A checklist has been published by the Minister for the purposes of subregulation (5).
A completed copy of the checklist is to be provided to council and it is recommended that a copy be retained for your records.
Extract from Development Regulation 2008
74—Notifications during building work
1.(a) 1 business day's notice of the intended commencement of building work on the site;
2.(b) 1 business day's notice of the intended commencement of any stage of the building work specified by the council by notice in writing to the building owner on or before development approval is granted in respect of the work;
3.(c) 1 business day's notice of the intended completion of any stage of the building work specified by the council by notice in writing to the building owner on or before development approval is granted in respect of the work;
79.(ca) without limiting a preceding paragraph—1 business day's notice of the completion of all roof framing forming part of the building work (including top and bottom chord restraints, bracing and tie-downs);
80.(cb) without limiting a preceding paragraph—1 business day's notice of the following:
(d) 1 business day's notice of completion of the building work.
2.(2) A notice under subregulation (1)(a) must include the name, address and telephone number of the persons who are proposed to sign Parts A and B of the Statement of Compliance under Schedule 19A (if relevant).
3.(3) A notice by a person under subregulation (1) may be given—
4.(4) If notice is given under subregulation (3)(d), the council must make a note recording the receipt of the notice on the relevant file.
5.(5) If a notice is given under subregulation (1)(ca), the person who gives the notice must, within 1 business day after the notice is given, provide to the council a duly completed supervisor's checklist relating to the roof framing, signed by a registered building work supervisor, being a registered building work supervisor who has undertaken any training required and recognised under a scheme (if any) approved by the Minister for the purposes of this subregulation.
(6) A person must not conceal any completed roof framing until after the expiration of 2 clear business days after the notice required under subregulation (1)(ca) has been received by the council (with the person being able to assume receipt of the notice in the ordinary course of business or transmission).
7.(7) Subregulations (1)(ca), (5) and (6) do not apply if—
8.(8) A person who breaches a requirement under subregulation (1), (5) or (6) is guilty of an offence.
9.(9) In this regulation—
roof framing means timber roof framing or light steel framing, including coupled and non-coupled roof framing and roof trusses, but not including portal framing;
supervisor's checklist means a checklist published by the Minister in the Gazette for the purposes of subregulation (5);
transportable building means a building that is fabricated at 1 site and then transported to and located at another site.
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